American Democracy in Peril: Eight Challenges to Americas Future

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$32.78
UPC:
9781483368580
Maximum Purchase:
3 units
Publisher:
CQ Press; Eighth edition (March 1, 2016)
Binding:
Paperback
Pages:
424
Shipping Weight:
12.8 ounces
Language:
English
Product Dimensions:
6 x 0.8 x 9 inches
ISBN-10:
1483368580
ISBN-13:
978-1483368580
Author:
William E. Hudson

Product Overview

In thisEighth EditionofAmerican Democracy in Peril, authorWilliam E. Hudsonprovides a perceptive analysis of the challenges our democracy faces in the current era: economic crisis, partisan gridlock, rising economic inequality, and continued military conflict in the Middle East and elsewhere. By introducing the history of democratic theory in terms of four models" of democracy, he provides readers with a set of criteria against which to evaluate the challenges discussed later. This provocative book offers a structured, yet critical examination of the American political system, designed to stimulate students to consider how the facts they learn about American politics relate to democratic ideals.

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